Recipe #3: Curry Golden Raisin Sauce

I continue to dive into Amanda‚Äôs cookbook (I have determined I am now on first-name basis because of how much I love the cookbook). As I look through the cookbook again and again, I am drawn to recipes that allow me to add something to a simple dish (ex: chicken breasts) and up its sophistication….

Recipe #2: Root Vegetable Puree

This past week I picked up 3 cookbooks from the library, all that I had been excited to try. But the one my co-workers recommended stood apart from the rest: The Chef Next Door by Amanda Freitag. Amanda is a professionally trained chef, most known for her job as a judge on Chopped. She should…

Recipe #1: Pan Seared Salmon

A few weeks ago my sister informed me that Food52 does a cookbook bracket. Of course I had to check it out. And man, oh man, there were so many fun cookbooks to learn about. I wanted to buy them all! But thinking about the lack of space in my apartment and how my wallet…